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How to add a subtitle to a beamer document [closed]

Hey I've tried to add a subtitle in document class like this \documentclass{beamer} \title{title} \subtitle{subtitle} \author{name} \date{\today} \begin{document} %content \end{document} But it ...
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Create slide with graph in beamer

I am using beamer to create talks. I need to create a slide with a graph. Are there ways to create graphs in LaTeX or should create a picture somewhere and add a picture to a slide? Edit: Oh, sorry ...
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Changing the title height in a beamer [closed]

How can I change the height of the title in the beamer? Height of the title block is big and I want to make it smaller and similarly the width of the left block is big and I want to make it smaller ...
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Using image overlay simultaneously with text in multicolumn mode beamer

I have a beamer slide where I have an image changing along with the text in the next column. For example: \frame{\frametitle{testing cols} \begin{columns}[t] \column{5cm} \begin{itemize} \item On ...
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beamer doesn't show png and pdf files [closed]

I have included .png and .pdf files in my beamer presentation. When I compile the document I can't see them. The documentation I read claim that both .png and .pdf should are readable by beamer. How ...
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hash-tag in \href causes error

I'm creating a beamer presentation. I want to put a link to a source which has a hash-tag in it (#). When I try to compile this I get an error: ! Illegal parameter number in definition of \test. ...
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Animate subitemize in beamer

I know there is a way to 'animate' the enumerate in beamer using the following: \begin{enumerate} \item<1-> Item 1; \item<2-> Item 2; \item<3-> Item 3; ...
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beamer: \only with columns makes things move down

Consider the following: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{columns} \column{.5\textwidth} \only<1->{Why does this move? :-(} \column{.5\textwidth} ...
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Beamer ignoring a \label when used inside certain \only's

For space reasons I want to break up the contents of an itemize list into separate slides, which I have been doing without much problem using \only. However, the following minimal document complains ...
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Beamer: Uncover underbrace

I've got an underbrace (\underbrace{foo}_{bar}) which I want to uncover (i.e. foo should be there from the beginning, while the underbrace and the bar should be uncovered on the next slide. I've tried ...
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Hyphenation in Beamer Presentations

I am using beamer in LaTeX to create a presentation. But it seems hyphenation is disabled. At least for the items inside itemize environments and text inside the blocks I don't see any hyphenation ...
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Design and implementation of an elegant Tufte-inspired two column presentation template?

I am interested in finding or creating a beamer template with the following characteristics: left: a square (ish) figure, about 2/3 of the width right: two or three statements, zero to four small ...
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Using beamer overlays to set different styles in TikZ [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make beamer overlays with Tikz node I'd like to draw a figure in TikZ for a beamer presentation, and color various nodes differently in different overlays of the ...
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beamer: How to make an outline document with modified frame environment [closed]

In LaTeX Beamer there is the frame environment that can be used to put certain information on a slide. I want to create an outline document where the frame environment is replaced by something else. ...
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Shifting Figure to the Left in Beamer

I have a figure in a .pdf file that I'd like to shift to the left a little bit in how it appears in the slide. How may I do this? \frame { \frametitle{Slide Title} \vspace{-0.75cm} ...
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Remove beamer markup

I have a main.book.tex and a main.beamer.tex which then \input the same source files. In those source files, I have a lot of \mode<> designations and generally, a lot of beamer markup ...
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Set image to full all available space in Beamer (without overlapping other elements)

I want to have an image take up as much as possible of the content area in a beamer presentation, without overlapping the title, the sidebars, or the footers. How can I achieve this? The code below ...
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How can I stop \footcite from hijacking my beamer columns?

I have prepared a beamer presentation for a seminar. I already have presented, but in trying to change traditionally-cited references (with a number superscript and the reference typesetted at the end ...
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Line break in table caption using beamer

I would like to add a line break in a centered table caption with beamer. I can't seem to figure it out. Here is sample code: \documentclass[xcolor=pdftex,svgnames,table]{beamer} ...
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Uncover labels in pgfplots with beamer

I would like to uncover the labels of the y axis of a plot made with package pgfplots in a presentation made with package beamer. I tried several alternatives (\alt, \only, etc.) without success. ...
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Getting a section to not appear in beamer tables of contents

How do I do that? How would I get this one section frame to not appear? \section{Section} \subsection{} \frame{ }
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Linking Latex Tables to Beamer [closed]

Is there a way to link Latex table titles to Beamer? If I change the table titles in Latex and I want to include these titles in my Beamer tables, is there a way to have these titles automatically ...
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Beamer, page/frame numbers, buttons and Appendix slides

I am using beamer and I have a slide in an Appendix section. I hyper-reference it with a button. The Appendix does not appear as a section itself. The Appendix material is at the end of the code. I ...
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Looking for LaTeX consultant [closed]

Is there anybody who would be interested in working with me as a LaTeX / Beamer consultant? I can do my best to post minimum working examples and to incorporate the advice I'm given. I will continue ...
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Beamer - Uncover within Equation Mode

I have an equation and I would like to uncover part of it at a time. Take y = 2x + 3. \begin{equation*} y = 2x + 3 \end{equation*} I would like to uncover the 3 \begin{equation*} y = 2x + ...
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Color - How to make a few letters in an equation have color [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to color math symbols? I have an equation: y = 2x + 3. How would I make the 2x red in equation mode in beamer?
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Presentation using beamer

Using beamer I have prepared the following slide. I want to display the theorem in a box or like that for better presentation. Also title heading is left align. Is it ok or not? ...
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Overlaying in Beamer — Setting the text on each overlay to be in the same spot when each overlay has some different text [closed]

I am trying to create a slide in beamer that has four overlays. There are four sections to the slide. On each overlay, each subsequent section of the slide appears and along with additional ...
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BeamerArticle and \\

I am trying to use beamer and beamerarticle to generate slides and accompanying notes. I noticed that the latex command \\ to start a new paragraph does not seem to work in the beamerarticle mode. ...
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Problem with labeled equations in beamer: Why do the labels have different positions after each compilation?

I'd like to make a slide in beamer with a few equations that labels the parts of the last equation shown. I'm doing this with overlays so one equation is added at a time, and only that last equation ...
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Missing $ inserted in block environment

I tried to compile the following using the beamer class: \begin{block} $$T(\mathcal{P})=\mathbb{R}$$ and $$\mathrm{M}(\mathcal{P})=\mathbb{R}_{+}^{3}/ \mathrm{S}_3$$ \end{block} If I complie ...
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Redefining enumerate counters in beamer

I'd like to do two things with the enumerate environment in beamer. I'd like to reformat it so that it shows up as (1) An item a. A subitem b. Another subitem I'd like to be able to refer to ...
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Conditionally hidden slides in beamer

When creating a presentation, I sometimes create extra slides that contain additional information, a more thorough explanation, or an extra plot pertaining to certain parts of my talk. These extra ...
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Beamer: understanding hyperref messages “stopped early” and “Driver (autodected): hpdftex”

EDIT: The second message ("Driver (autodected): hpdftex") has been explained. OS X, TexLive 2011 (basic) installed through MacTeX. I update everything with tlmgr daily. This minimal beamer example ...
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Including a PDF with white background as transparent

I actually have two related questions. I have a PDF I want to use with includegraphics in a beamer presentation. This PDF has a white background, which I want to be considered as transparent (so ...
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Documentation on beamer element category to theme element mappings?

I keep looking for documentation that explains the usual mappings between beamer element categories (e.g. "structure") and elements in common themes. I haven't found what I'm looking for in any ...
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Repeated slides in beamer

I have about 200 JPEG files that I need to include in a PDF document, one JPEG per page (i.e. 200 pages + intro slide). The following code successfully does this with one JPEG. ...
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Best way to include some Japanese text in a beamer presentation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to write Japanese with LaTeX? What's the easiest way to use include some Japanese text in a beamer presentation? I'm looking for a way to include Japanese in a few ...
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Use different bibliography styles for the same BibTeX database

I have a bibtex database which I'm sharing between a beamer presentation and my thesis. I would like the former to show just the title and authors of the article instead of the whole citation, since ...
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(Author, year, abbr. journal name) as citation style

I'm using bibtex and natbib in beamer (by defining the newblock command). I would like to have citations in the slides in the format (Author, year, abbr. journal name) instead of just (Author, year), ...
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Beamer: content in box register does not survive \end{frame}

Consider the following example (I edited the example to include LaTeX lrbox environment): \documentclass{beamer} \newsavebox\mybox \newsavebox\myboxb \begin{document} \frame{ \sbox\mybox{Hello ...
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Why can't I load miniframes outer theme after Szeged theme?

Making some tests to answer omit delete second bar under the navigation bar in szeged theme I found that \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Szeged} \useoutertheme[subsection=false]{miniframes} ...
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Omit/delete second bar under the navigation bar in szeged theme?

The code below gives nice slides with a navigation bar on top that leads to the different sections (I have no subsections) in the presentation. However, below the navigation bar there is a second bar ...
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How to hide the navigation bar in LaTex beamer?

I am using LaTeX Beamer to prepare a presentation with lots of content. The navigation bar contains too many subsections, so as to occupying large spaces. See following screenshot: I tried ...
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Specify which picture variant to show

Inside a frame I am including a .tex file containing a TikZ picture with several overlay specifications such that they result in 9 variants of the same picture, that is, that frame has 9 slides. ...
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How to auto advance slides in beamer without full display mode?

To advance the slides automatically, after so many seconds, it seems that you need to have the full display mode (Ctrl+L on PC) while using beamer. How can I have the same effect when the PDF file ...
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How can I assign a node name while wrapping minted environment?

I was thinking how can I frame particular pieces of minted environment for beamer slides. I had a choice either to use overlays and split code across several blocks ( Beamer vs. Minted: overlays ) or ...
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About beamer-latex themes

I have a question about beamer-latex. I have just downloaded the beamer-latex from this cite: http://faculty.csuci.edu/jorge.garcia/tex/beamer.htm. I did all the requirements. But some of the things ...
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Setting colour of beamer itemize bullet depending on alert mode

I know how to globally set the colour of beamer's itemize bullets. I've defined my own symbols for them and I'd like to colour them in \alert mode. (At the moment only the colour of the text changes, ...
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How do I change in-built themes? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: beamer: Create own headline theme I'd like to change the frame title of the Berlin theme in latex to be similar to the Singapore theme (fade out color). Is there a way ...